Food Preparation and Service (7178)

  • Coming Soon (July 2017 - Sept 2017)
Last Updated: 15 Aug 2016
First teaching of this qualification is September 2017

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Food Preparation and Service (360) is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the hospitality and catering industry.  Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.
The Level 2 Technical Certificate is aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Food Preparation and Service will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks. 

You will learn how:

• the hospitality industry is structured and functions
• to prepare savoury products
• to prepare sweet products
• to prepare beverages
• to serve food and beverages to customers
• to work safely and hygienically.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Food Preparation and Service could lead to the following employment opportunities:

• Kitchen/catering assistant
• Food and beverage assistant

You are likely to be able to find work with a variety of employers in the hospitality industry, such as:

• Chain/branded restaurants or outlets
• Cafes/coffee shops
• Chain pubs or bars
• Budget hotels or bed and breakfasts
• Retailers (e.g. department stores)
• Public sector catering (e.g. schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, care homes)
• Employers’ staff restaurants
• Holiday parks and resorts
• Event caterers (e.g. sports events, music festivals).

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Food Preparation and Service (450) (7178-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019
Coming Soon (July 2017 - Sept 2017)

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Food Preparation and Service (450)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 720 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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